/. shares Scott Hanselman's blog on how "the floppy disk means save, and 14/fourteen other old people icons that don't make sense anymore. What happens when all the things we based our icons on don't exist anymore? Do they just become, ahem, iconic glyphs whose origins are shrouded in mystery? ..."
Wolfenstein 3-D/3D Celebrates 20 Years With Free Browser-Based Version and Director's Commentary with John CarmackSubmitted by ant on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 7:14am. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Education/School | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Personal | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Videogame Console | Web Games
VideoSift shares Imagine Games Network (IGN)'s YouTube video showing "Diablo In 5 Minutes [Series Recap] - Diablo, Diablo II & Diablo III" -- "With Diablo III on the horizon, we thought we'd take a quick look back at the series and get you caught up on the story so far. Watch the video, relive some good memories of adventures past and get ready for Diablo III! ..."
A funny analogy from this Broadband/DSL Reports forum thread post/reply.
Fail Blog shows a funny image of what really goes on with a desktop computer when printing.
Also, Marq mentioned his Demoscene Research -- "scientific material concerning the demo culture. Demoscene Research is a collection of scientific material concerning the demo culture, also known as the scene. Major part of the page is an extensive bibliography of demo-related books, theses, articles and online material. We also maintain a list of researchers who have studied the scene. News and demo-related discussions are disseminated in the blog on the front page. There is also a related newsgroup, Demo Research, where we post the most important news so that you can read and discuss them by email..."
Icons -- 20+ minutes of geeky/nerdy stuff (histories, interviews, video games, computers, consoles, etc.).Submitted by ant on Sun, 01/15/2012 - 3:06am. Addon/Modification | Apple | Apple Games | Arcades | Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Education/School | General Computing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie | Videogame Console
The Restart Page -- An interactive web site of rebooting the most significant operating system (OSes).Submitted by ant on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 2:28pm. Apple | Art/Design | Audio | General Computing | Hardware | History | Linux & UNIX | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Windows
FailDesk shares a four pages showing achievements for "Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked! -- If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are. As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like the only satisfaction we can get is the chance of going home at some point.
This FailDesk comic strip show how developers/programmers/software engineers and users see each other.